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CSPAN
Nov 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
in cities around the country, so for example in places like new york or los angeles or other big media markets, there are rules that prohibit big media companies from owning too many media outlets across media, for example, newspapers, television stations, etc. working tocurrently rue m the media ownership les. of course a lot of the big media theanies advocate relaxing restrictions so they are able to own more outlets in a given market. but members of the public interest community after detroit -- have traditionally argued for what is referred to as diversity or localism, more local, independent stations. so there really is a tension. so, yes, that will be a big issue for chairman wheeler for sure. >> another issue that he discussed as his confirmation hearing was on fcc processes. here is a little bit of the new chairman. [video clip] >> there are sony components of components of the effect of the option that you have to say the auction is a top priority. i havea more mega-scale, spent a lot of time dealing with the fcc in my life. agencymportant that the make decisions and mak
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
could be disclosed to the public. in light of the shooting yesterday at los angeles international airport, the first 45 minutes this morning we want to get your thoughts on the overall topic of airport security. not only what was demonstrated yesterday, if there is a need of increase in security from the federal government or if there are other ways to make the airports safer. here is how you can comment -- you can send us a tweet at c- cspanwj,-- @ facebook.com/cspan, or you can send us an e-mail at journal@c-span.org. here is the headline from "the los angeles times" this morning -- a 23-year-old native from new jersey who lives in los angeles. there is a larger story when it comes to the topic of airport security. this is from "the wall street journal" -- your thoughts on airport security and if you think changes need to be made in light of what happened yesterday at los angeles international airport. we divided the lines regionally. if you live in an eastern or central time zone -- again, tweets are available, post on our facebook page, and send us an e-mail. withresident was
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 2:00am EST
contractors was overburdened. one woman in los angeles had to cover a people a day -- eight people a day. if you have driven around los angeles, that is not easy to do. the people doing the vetting, obviously in the case of snowden, he slipped through the cracks. when you use contractors, there may be a tendency to use contractors to that the contractors. to vet the contractors. it's a tempting idea to get outside people. i am not sure it's working very well. host: we have a couple of minutes left. he wrote exclusive story for "smithsonian." a soviet spy had tipped off the fbi agency and set off with david weiss calls the most self- destructive investigation in fbi history. barry, massachusetts. hi, barry. caller: with the thousands of witnesses, architects, engineers, explosive experts that have come out providing evidence that the 9/11 commission is more fiction than fact, why haven't the public figures come out and demanded a new investigation because this is not opinion. it is physics. it is scientific fact that we are being lied to. guest: have you looked -- host: have you looke
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2013 10:00am EDT
issues. drew -- rafael garcia. he is in charge of the intelligence division in los angeles. we are glad george can present the fbi tonight. he has worked in various capacities with the fbi since 1990 five, focusing on intelligence, counterterrorism, and weapons of mass destruction. his work has taken him to fort hoover in washington at fbi headquarters, but also has been the fbi's deputy on scene commander in iraq. he was an army veteran before that. next to him is ambassador me,ron mitchell -- excuse cameron munter. was ambassador to pakistan from 2010 22012. he will have many hair-raising stories about that relationship in a time when u.s. pakistani ,elations were not easy including the capture and killing of osama bin laden. before that he had an easy assignment in baghdad for he had responsibility for overseeing the drawdown of u.s. troops. before that he was ambassador to serbia, to be the chief and admission in the czech republic and poland. he is also served in the national security council under clinton, bush, and other departments. who but not least is peter is a senior st
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
lost catherine. do call back if you want to. the numbers are on the screen. anthony is in los angeles. caller: hi. i remember when i was a child, i is only 2 1/2 years old, and was standing with my mom and father, and i was a little child, so i do not know what was going on. andother fell to her knees both parents started weeping uncontrollably. it was not until years later with what had happened, and it they said the president was shot and killed. host: did your parents ever talk about that after they saved a scrapbook of some of the headlines and things like that afterward? somber andy were quiet about it, and it was a wasry from a child, when i a child. i finally asked them, put two and two together, and my mother started crying again. host: in your own life, what are those moments where you cannot forget where you were, 9/11 for a lot of people? is that the top of your list? caller: exactly, those are definitely moments that are in my psyche and will be with me the rest of my life. host: let's go to ohio, this is russell. caller: hi. i was born six days before kennedy was
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2013 5:00am EDT
expected. in los angeles there was the public disorder and intelligence division that compiled information and used it for political purposes. information that is collected for law enforcement and security purposes is often used on political groups. provide some perspective. the fbi operates through mandates that are codified in by our laws written congress and signed by the president into law. that process has produced, appropriately and necessarily, oversight, not just in the executive branch of government itself. the department of justice is obviously in the fbi as well. but also with the congress and through the court system and the judicial branch. that is to make sure that they and and day out, the work we are out, theday in and day work we are doing is representing the people of the united states and is what is required at that point in time. they have an expectation that we use those tools. expectation eagle that we balance the use of those expectation that we balance the use of those tools in a predicated investigation for which we are allowed to use those tools to pro
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2013 7:00am EST
. this is a headline this morning --om "the los angeles times" what is the p5 plus one nations from "wall street journal" this from senator marco rubio, saying this agreement makes a nuclear iran more likely. he went on to say there's now an even more urgent need for congress to increase sanctions until iran completely abandons its enrichment and reprocessing capabilities. again, those details from "wall street journal". a rare address from the white house. here is more with president obama. side, the united states and our friends and allies have agreed to provide iran with modest relief while continuing to apply our toughest sanctions. we will refrain from imposing new sanctions and we will allow the iranian government access to a portion of the revenue that they have been denied through sanctions. but, the broader architecture of sanctions will remain in place and we will continue to enforce them vigorously. if iran does not fully meet its commitments during this six- month phase, we will turn off the relief and ratchet up the pressure. over the next six months, we will work to negotiat
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2013 10:00pm EST
national convention in los angeles. because of the difficulties --ween her 1956 presidency pregnancy, did mrs. kennedy feel she could not bear losing another baby? >> she had a terrible record in her pregnancy. she had lost a baby to miscarriage in 1965, then as this person points out, she lost a stillborn little girl in 1956, right after that very hot, not air-conditioned -- so she was really just afraid to go. i think what this person is referring to is from april onward in 1960 she did tend to stay at home, though she did go with the future president, president of be, to a parade in october 1960 through manhattan, the canyons of manhattan. she was definitely with child. the child would be john junior. a sense ofys had humor. bradley also has -- have a wife was with child. right after the election was one in hyannisport, he said to the two women, you can take the pillows out, we have one. -- won. >> what role did she play? we talked about -- at what point did john kennedy realized he had a political asset? paris inhey went to the spring of 1961 and a lot of people turned out both t
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 7:00am EST
you are looking at. how much will it cost to fly to los angeles? i have not heard as much about the idea that cargo is shouldering aside the luggage of paying passengers, but that is an interesting question. host: from jan -- i have noticed on the smaller planes they check your carry-on bag at the door. there is no bin room for each person to have a bag. typically, they do not charge you for that. guest: that is correct. there is not as much overhead space, or if it is limited, they call that a gate check. you might be able to slide the bag under the seat. typically, the gate checks do not cost the same or as much because it is considered more of a carry-on, and you have the inconvenience of them having to take it away and retrieved it as you're getting off the plane. host: gene in pennsylvania. caller: good morning. i think you addressed this issue, but i did not hear it, but i am concerned that i pay for my baggage before i get on the airplane. then, there are those people taking baggage on the airplane that do not fit in the compartment, and they are being taken from the baggage
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
better plan. and andrew striker from los angeles, california, 34 years old, lives in -- as i said, in my city of los angeles, had to wait three hours to enroll. $6,000 savings. let's improve this plan. let's not destroy it. it's time to move forward to give americas what they need, health security. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: reserve my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado. mr. polis: require if the gentleman has any remaining speakers. mr. burgess: i'm always here so i remain as a speaker but it will just be me. mr. polis: you're prepared to close? mr. burgess: absolutely. mr. polis: i yield myself the balance of the time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for the remaining time which is 90 seconds. mr. polis: i'll offer an amendment to the rule in a will allows americans to keep their insurance if they like it. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to insert the text of the amendment in the record, along with extraneous material immediately prior to the vote on the previous question. the speaker pro tempore:
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
a tsa function but we need examine what happened in los angeles. >> do you think it's fair to say that the anger behind the the nment was behind attack. >> this is one of the things that they're going to try to part of the been investigation. preliminary things are learning. hey have been reported but we have to have a full understanding of the person we now have in custody to the motives -- what the motives might have been. hatever the motives, i doesn't justify what occurred, the brave tsa agent who was killed. no others who were injured feelings about the government justify those kinds of actions. trial in ed to go to three weeks over that -- airlines and united airways. how likely is it that you will case before it starts to trial? what are the status of the negotiations? is a matter that with the en in touch industry -- the airlines we sued. we expressed concerns about the reduction of competition that the merger would potentially impose. i'm not going go into any detail with regard to the discussions that we are engaging in. will say that they are ongoing. tried to focus son
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
from los angeles on the republican line. go ahead. caller: eyes for taking my call. -- thanks for taking my call. i want to say how encouraged i am that ken cuccinelli is making such a great showing. we hope he can pull it off at the last minute. campaigning in this war on women , these tired, playbook rhetoric . please don't let this happen to the people of virginia. that by itself is an encouragement from the rest of the country that people can actually think and look at the pictures -- and make an intelligent decision. activity ands some and gettingting some attention at the ken cuccinelli headquarters. that is likely to delay any start of her marks from the attorney general. we are following your comments. #c-spanchat. next call is phyllis this evening from lagrange, illinois, on the independent line. caller: he is not just a republican but an all-american boy. i would like to see him run for president. believe it or not, dennis kucinich. that would be a wowie. we have to take ourselves back. he is a good honest man and so is dennis kucinich. they are both all-american boys. t
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2013 2:00pm EST
-- emphasema. at times, this rivals the air quality of bad days in los angeles, areas in pennsylvania. a more climate-friendly energy source, natural gas, which is mostly methane, leaks at every stage of the production. not just in the groundwater and hence into drinking water wells, it does leak and it does affect the earth's climate. and it's true that burning methane releases least carbon dioxide than burning an equivalent amount of coal, but the methane itself is a greenhouse gas and fugitive methane emissions, in excess of only a few percent, removes the regular tiff advantages of natural gars -- relative advantages of natural gas. aside were issues of climate and health, leaked methane represents lost royalties for the federal government, lost revenue for oil and gas companies. and i know that supporting greater profits for big oil is something that my colleagues should be eager to support. our amendment will help prevent the wasteful leakage of natural gas, will limit avoidable methane emissions and will protect air quality and public health. urge a yes vote on the
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 1:00am EST
our state partners. >> we have time for one more question. >> los angeles times, your line is open. >> thanks very much for taking the call. think onlytary, i about a third of the people who are being -- deemed eligible to buy products on the market places would qualify for subsidies. i wonder if that is different than what you had anticipated and is that a cause for concern that presumably those people may be paying higher prices and are less likely to actually buy a plan as the december 15 date approaches. >> what we may be seeing are people who probably had insurance coverage before in or ifay, shape, or form, they did not find it to be choices they have never had before, and they are likely to be first in the door. for some of the uninsured and lower income underinsured, we still have outreach and education efforts to go. a lot of what our folks tell me on the ground is that as they ,alk to potential consumers some have a pretty low financial literacy and are going to take several steps before they really come into the market. but i don't find it is urging at this point that pe
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 12:00pm EST
transparency on the fees so you know what you are looking at. how much will it cost to fly to los angeles? i have not heard as much about the idea that cargo is shouldering aside the luggage of paying passengers, but that is an interesting question. host: from jan -- i have noticed on the smaller planes they check your carry-on bag at the door. there is no bin room for each person to have a bag. typically, they do not charge you for that. guest: that is correct. there is not as much overhead space, or if it is limited, they call that a gate check. you might be able to slide the bag under the seat. typically, the gate checks do not cost the same or as much because it is considered more of a carry-on, and you have the inconvenience of them having to take it away and retrieved it as you're getting off the plane. host: gene in pennsylvania. caller: good morning. i think you addressed this issue, but i did not hear it, but i am concerned that i pay for my baggage before i get on the airplane. then, there are those people taking baggage on the airplane that do not fit in the compartment
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
in riyadh. he was living in los angeles, we nuked, he won't even let us stay in his guest room. i understand that. i really do. i believe in our form of government, i have some trust in the elected officials, maybe than angela merkel does than others. this is a serious issue the government has been involved in since day one. the first set of negotiations in well. went very wendy sherman who was leading our negotiating team didn't details.any he iranians showed up with a detailed power point presentation. this wasn't ahmadinejad clowning around. showed up with some serious suggestions and everybody walked way from the meeting feeling that this was time well spent. in both countries, this, again, is going to be interesting. they're going be naysayers in countries. there are people in congress say, aha, see, the sanctions are working. it squeezed iran into compliance. up the sanctions, got them on the ropes, they're on the run. sanctions more. wendy sherman, again, the person from the state department the negotiations said she does not believe it would be helpful to increase the sanc
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 2:00pm EST
-raising swing, greeting supporters in seattle. here in san francisco in today and in los angeles tomorrow he will talk about his economic agenda. he started talking about lifting sanctions on iran. senate majority leader harry senate might pursue stronger sanctions against iran after lawmakers criticized a nuclear accord that would ease sanctions. he called it an important first step but expressed uncertainty whether it would be good enough to meet when we come back, we will take a look at this, see if we need stronger sanctions, he said in an interview today. coming up this evening, our special q&a program will feature .nthropologist robin nagle she will discuss her experience as a sanitation worker in new york city. it starts at 7 p.m. great years ago, i don't think anyone looked at a crystal ball and thought some college campus streaming netflix onto an iphone to watch a movie. this is what is happening out there, we have a huge issues out -- i that technology remember in northwest ohio, depending on the day, if the antenna on top of the house was working right, you got to channels. or
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2013 12:00am EST
agricultural park outside of los angeles, and she wants new york. she gets an opportunity to go and she stays. she only comes back when her brothers tell her they have raised enough money so she can go to college. >> throughout the program, we will visit the richard nixon library to learn more about pat nixon. here is our first stop. here is a little bit more about pat nixon's early years. >> she grew up with very humble beginnings. he spent a lot of time working at the farm. here is an account from 1931. a farm account book. she was 19 years old when this was happening. she talks about how, at the end here, total deposits, made this none made since a year ago, january. this shows you how difficult it was to make a living. you barely made ends meet. as a teenager in the depression, mrs. nixon took on a lot of jobs, from becoming a pharmacist, a personal shopper, she became a model, and she would also do call casting. she actually got on the list from paramount pictures, a corporation, to be annexed to and films. she also, as part of this whole jumping from job to job, she also had a ste
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
airport security is not a tsa function, but something we need to examine given what happened in los angeles. >> would you say there is a sort of anger at the government that was behind this? >> that is one things we will have to determine as part of the investigation. we have to get a full picture of the custody of understand what his motive might have been. it certainly does not justify the killing of a brave tsa injured or others who were injured. no feelings of the government could possibly justify those kinds of actions. >> you are scheduled to go to trial interior weeks over the the merger of american airlines and usairways. how will you settle this and what are the expectations? >> this is a matter that we have touched upon with airlines we have sued, have expressed concerns about the potential reduction in competition that a merger would potentially impose. i'm not going into any detail of the discussions that we are engaging in, but i will say that they are ongoing. what we have tried to focus on is to make sure that any resolution in this case necessarily includes divestitu
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2013 2:00am EDT
. she reminded me of the story of her dad who started a family business with one motel out in los angeles. she went on to spansion cisco -- san francisco and it grew to six and everyone knows the hyatt. we are so proud of penny and glad she's stepping back from the private sector to give us the energy and dynamics that we need. her leadership of select usa is one of the reasons that this effort has the potential to grow our country and to grow all of yours for those of you who are here and visiting from so many other countries. we welcome you here. this in the biggest reason select usa will make a difference is frankly, all of you. a group of very capable business leaders, people who are hungry, who understand the dynamics of the marketplace and to our ambitious and come here with a vision for nearly 60 countries around the world and from all across the united states. i said in my confirmation hearing when i was selected to become secretary of state, i said to the senators and former colleagues that in many ways, foreign-policy today is economic policy. leaders in government need
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 1:20am EST
chief barbarian handler in the chinese military, that you won't trade los angeles for taipei. that, i think, in many ways is the central role of limited missile defenses that are practice call. as to why -- i don't know how many reames of good will and paper have been spent on trying to convince the russians that we would like nothing better than to do things which really no kidding, cross our hearts, hope to die, will demonstrate the unsurprisingly, maybe a few hundred intercepter missiles, will not defeat thousands of russian ones, and you usually get a variation on no or no follow-up by colorful adjectives. >> maybe they'll change. >> general cartwright, follow on the point about demonstrating capacity and political will of the alliance to deal with the directs challenges of today and tomorrow. you talked about mobility, increased mobility of allied forces. i have the sense that increased mobility could be dmop straited for expedition their operations, but i really wonder if the alliance is properly configuredded today and positioned today to deal with fast breaking constituenci
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 9:00pm EST
to mention, andrew, who i hope i get to meet. i mention them all the time. he is from los angeles. was frustrated and spent some 300 -- three hours trying to navigate the website him in california and was not pleased he had to wait three hours. after three hours, he ended up saving $6,000. while no one should have to wait three hours to find out if they will qualify for quality affordable health care, everyone wants to save $6,000 and that is why we're here. we want americans to save money on health insurance and we want the millions of americans who could never say they could afford to buy health insurance let alone save money, have access to the doctors and hospitals, so important for their children and themselves. we are here to say we will do everything we can to make our health security law work and work well. is an opportunity to improve it, we will work with the president and our colleagues in congress to make that happen. understand speaker banner the bill theed house republican majority will put him a floor of the house tomorrow is not for the purpose of improving the new heal
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2013 10:00am EST
terrorist. for example, the navy yard shooting. and this month, the los angeles airport. and then of course we have the lone wolfs going all the way back, if you will, to 1968 wins rhanhogs iran -- when si sirhan assassinated bob kennedy because he was motivated by anti-israel sentiment at the time. also, all of us remember the who bomber -- unabomber conducted a campaign for many years. --the radicalized technological society at the time. all remember what happened in oklahoma city, 1995. the attack on the federal building when 168 people were killed and 800 wounded. course, the most recent, the fort hood shooting, that nidal malik hasan perpetrated at the time. so again, when we talk about the lone wolf, the individual acting on his or her own, -- incidentally, we do have an increasing number of women who are involved. we can look at the nonpolitical motivation and then we the political motivation. fundamentally, i think what we are going to discuss today are basically the two sides that we have to consider. but mostly the political side. we can spend a semester at least discussing
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2013 7:00am EST
to california starting on sunday. he stops in seattle, san francisco and los angeles. next. you're up marshal, texas. caller: isn't it typical of democrats when they can't get something done you have to change the rules. myually, i'm talking about dissatisfaction with the republicans. what they needg to be doing is put it in faster. as soon as he american people realize what this will do, that every premium in the country, they're going to hate this. you're absolutely going to hate this. i was watching c-span last night and they were having, i don't even know a committee it was. mary landrieu was the chair of it. they had a bunch of small talking people up there about how none of this would affect small business. if you have less than 50 employees this doesn't even affect you, so what are you complaining about? going to raise every premium, ok? yes, that is going to affect every business. host: jimmy, san antonio, texas. the rollout of the aca. i have worked with computers for cryptologyncluding and infrastructure, installation and engineering. the one big problem a lot of people have
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2013 7:00am EST
continue their debate, look for coverage on c-span two this morning. lori, los angeles, hello. i have a question to ask the representative. strongly about social security, medicare, and medicaid. my husband has cancer and epilepsy. if you cut social security, medicare, medicaid, my husband would literally die. first, know that many discussions on that deal with future programs and what they would look like. we would not do anything to harm you or your husband right now. that. there about are some changes that can be made and need to be made to preserve it for the future. with the money in these funds scheduled to run out, depending on the program you are talking about, the three years for social security disability, 10 years for medicare part a, social security is more like 20 years, it is time and it is prudent to take steps to preserve them. we cannot just keep kicking the can down the road, but people need to rest assured whether you are a senior citizen or a person on disability or social security or medicare that the people here as we have these discussions are going to be very, ve
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2013 7:00am EST
broke off from s in the past.ing there are quite distinct communities around los angeles and the western part of the are moret is -- that agricultural. you can turn those into separate government. host: philip is in tucson on the republican line. caller: hi. my comment is that the gentleman speaking spoke about the fact that technology -- the force of technology -- is moving us forward. a job of a truck running the highways or mcdonald's or farming, i do not know if it requires more people than a few years ago. technology, every day, is eliminating jobs. the bottom line, how are we going to move it forward? people have to take a lot of responsibility for themselves. they cannot rely on the government to pick up the load for everything. very importanta point and i am glad you asked. that newrn is always technology eliminates jobs and what are people going to do? hadong as we have technology, which is back to the stone age, we have had new ways of doing things that reduced existing types of jobs. we have had extremely rapid technological progress and whole ways of life have gone aw
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
international affairs in los angeles. is his main expertise centered on iran and the middle east. i'm delighted that he has taken the time to come today and talk to us about some of the critical issues of the moment. [applause] >> can you hear me? i'm not sure i need a mic. if you can hear me, let me know. i really want to say thank you to paul for inviting me to speak. he is my pal from 30 years -- some 30 years. he is also an extraordinary expert on the middle east and frankly patriotic american. for seven years working for uncle sam in northern virginia and doing important sorts of work. we have been friends for a long time. his knowledge is remarkable. an expert as someone from out of town -- i'm sitting at this table. i'm talking to congress in berkeley. a member of the house foreign relations committee and the middle east subcommittee. when you get face time with someone of that level of exposure back in washington, it is something to be treasured. just came back from iran two days ago. you want to talk to someone about iran, he is the one to talk to. finally, a professor wrote
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2013 7:00am EST
affordable care act. in "the los angeles times" -- that is courtesy of the museum. , this headline -- hi there is "the atlanta journal-constitution. -- "the washington post" this morning, their editorial weighs in on lost coverage in the affordable care act. it says -- the front page of the newspaper this morning, -- that is in "the washington post" this morning. , this is "theing ," courtesy ofs .ewsreader it says -- back to your phone calls, republicans only, who is leading the party for 2016? randy in wisconsin. good morning. caller: i will tell you what, you think maybe the united states would have been better off with hillary clinton in the present -- than the president administration -- hillary clinton than the present administration. take a look at hillary. four people got killed in benghazi and she says, "what difference does this make?" -- randthink she can paul is probably a very strong runner. they are sure pumping up chris christie, the news media is, because maybe she can beat chris christie. i have not paid much attention to him. the news media knocked her last time she ran
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2013 7:00am EST
people. called my senators and congressmen. they never answer me back. the los angeles times has a follow-up story that lays after a shooting at the airport last week. they are urging the arming of tsa agents. when theyriting that developed the tsa, the mission was clear. officers would not carry guns or make arrests. they would screen passengers for dangerous materials. officerting death of an is the first fatality in the agent history. it could change things. called for a class of armed tsa officers. the training and authority to arrest people -- the sad truth is that they are subject to daily verbal assaults and far too frequent physical attacks. mike from richmond virginia, republican line. caller: i want to talk a little bit about the virginia race for governor. i am a republican, so it is obvious that i intend to vote elli. i want to point a few things out. people who are upset with his religious views on abortion, i have seen a lot of things from my liberal friends on social media about how he is going to take away women's rights. is about the most laughable thing i can thin
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 7:00am EST
. the israeli prime minister has publicly come out against the deal being worked out so far. los angeles, democratic caller. what do you make of the aca numbers for healthcare.gov? caller: i think that we need to kind of just call him down -- to calm down and allow the law to actually start working. i in california have had no problem with signing up. i got my health-care coverage and was able to get everything taken care of with no problem. i think that if we can get our government to work together to help this law actually work instead of vilifying it so much and vilifying the people who created it in a way that forward aso go americans who all need health- care coverage, and get health line you will see down the that there will be great benefits. host: chuck in texas, republican caller. caller: good morning. ok, yes, ma'am. 47-year career agent here in texas. texas has laws to deal with insurance and the agents that sell it. i am telling you that if barack obama was an agent in texas, his license would be revoked. he would be severely fined and possibly get some jail time. why
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2013 7:00am EST
now spent examining keystone xl. carl, goh ahead -- go ahead in los angeles democratic caller. caller: let me say first of all, i've been watching this c-span sense 1980. producing or just -- it is devastating the land. number two, it doesn't matter, this oil is going overseas period. every ounce of oil that recovered from the ground even in the united states is sold on the market of the world. we produce more oil than anything else. our number one export is gasoline. host: okay, mr. pourbaix. guest: carl was braking up there a little bit. once again, he was referring to the environmental issue of the oilsands and talking about this argument that the oil is for export. let me say right off the bat. nothing could be further from the truth. once again, i'm all about the facts. let's talk about the facts. right now the u.s. consumes about 15 million barrels of oil a day. they are one of the largest consumers of oil on the plan pet -- planet. they import everyday about 7 or 8 million barrels of oil. this pipeline is a pipeline from producing areas in canada and u.s. to refineries
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
, pebble beach. and then you get down to los angeles, and the two great harbors of america side by side together form the largest harbor system in this nation and you can argue whether it's the largest in the world. the port of los angeles, represented by congresswoman hahn and port of long beach, side by side there in the los angeles area, long beach represented by mr. lowenthal. those ports are one of the major engines of international trade and economic growth. and from those ports, those great cargos move on the railway harborsghways and other in orange county and great harbor of san diego, which is important for the military. any time you happen to get to san diego, you will see the aircraft car years there from the u.s. navy and other critical equipment and ships of the u.s. navy. all of that is important. but here in my district -- i'm oing to put up another map dch and this is where i really get involved. this is a map of obvious san francisco bay here with harbor of san francisco, port of san francisco, the port of oakland and the contracosta coast but as delta. into the this i
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Nov 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
be disclosed to the public. in light of the shooting yesterday at los angeles international airport, the first 45 minutes this morning we want to get your
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Nov 15, 2013 9:00am EST
$8,000 a year for, as he said, a very much better plan. and andrew striker from los angeles, california, 34 years old, lives in -- as i said, in my city of los angeles, had to wait three hours to enroll. $6,000 savings. let's improve this plan. let's not destroy it. it's time to move forward to give americas what they need, health security. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: reserve my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado. mr. polis: require if the gentleman has any remaining speakers. mr. burgess: i'm always here so i remain as a speaker but it will just be me. mr. polis: you're prepared to close? mr. burgess: absolutely. mr. polis: i yield myself the balance of the time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for the remaining time which is 90 seconds. mr. polis: i'll offer an amendment to the rule in a will allows americans to keep their insurance if they like it. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to insert the text of the amendment in the record, along with extraneous material immediately prior to the vote on the pr
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Nov 9, 2013 7:00am EST
state to seek the white house. that is the story in "the lost angeles -- the los angeles times. in october she gave her strongest indication to date that she is considering another white house bid. that is the story in "the -- in "the los angeles times." we would go to debbie in washington. do you think this is something democrat should be concerned about in 2014? caller: i don't. i was on the individual market. 740 seven dollars per month for health insurance. i was upset because the me reallycompany gave crappy options. so i got on the website and i -- before i had $5,000 in deductibles. they would not pay for anything until i spent $5,000. -- $747 paying $747,000 per month. 70% of everything. it is $29 per month cheaper. it cutstax rebate and it down $200. month.be paying $398 per does it say to you that democrats up for reelection in 2014 are reintroducing legislation to delay parts of the health-care law? picture of jeanne shaheen. why aren't people telling the story e there are lots of people like me, i'm sure, who are on the individual market. i did not think i was going to
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Nov 21, 2013 9:00am EST
, cedar sinai in los angeles, and children's hospitals in seattle, houston, st. louis are cut out of most plans sold on the exchange. in most cases the decision was about the cost of care. here's how obamacare is hurting one family. in seattle, the region's predominant insurer, premiere blue cross, decided not to include the children's hospital as an in network provider, except in cases where the service sought cannot be obtained anywhere else. children's nonunique services were too expensive given the goal of providing affordable coverage for consumers. the spokesman said in an email. which brings up the point, the president wants to provide everybody health insurance, and some of us, like me, were more concerned with getting them quality health care that was affordable. all this talk about insurance, insurance, insurance. the bigger more important question should have been can we get them health care they can afford? one of the biggest promises was, it will lower most everybody's cost. it turns out that was not true at all. either there's some in states -- in a state like new york
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Nov 21, 2013 3:00am EST
continue their debate, look for coverage on c-span two this morning. lori, los angeles, hello. i have a question to ask the representative. strongly about social security, medicare, and medicaid. my husband has cancer and epilepsy. if you cut social security, medicare, medicaid, my husband would literally die. first, know that many discussions on that deal with future programs and what they would look like. we would not do anything to harm you or your husband right now. that. there about are some changes that can be made and need to be made to preserve it for the future. with the money in these funds scheduled to run out, depending on the program you are talking about, the three years for social security disability, 10 years for medicare part a, social security is more like 20 years, it is time and it is prudent to take steps to preserve them. we cannot just keep kicking the can down the road, but people need to rest assured whether you are a senior citizen or a person on disability or social security or medicare that the people here as we have these discussions are going to be very, ve
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Nov 3, 2013 9:30pm EST
. -- rogue actors. edward snowden did not do what the government expected. in los angeles there was the public disorder and intelligence division that compiled information and used it for political purposes. information that is collected for law enforcement and security purposes is often used on political groups. >> if i could provide some perspective. the fbi operates through mandates that are codified in statute laws written by our congress and signed by the president into law. that process has produced, appropriately and necessarily, oversight, not just in the executive branch of government itself. the department of justice is obviously in the fbi as well. but also with the congress and through the court system and the judicial branch. that is to make sure that they and and day out, the work we are doing -- day in and day out, the work we are doing is representing the people of the united states and is what is required at that point in time. they have an expectation that we use those tools. they have an eagle expectation that we balance the use of those tools -- equal expectation tha
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Nov 19, 2013 10:00am EST
interesting. if we would use just simply 5% of available rooftops in los angeles county, we would be able to create 29,000 jobs in that effort. in the past week, we've seen major severe weather events wreak havoc on the philippines and across 12 states within the midwest of our country. even if you choose to ignore fact-based science that really proves climate change to be real and here, we can all agree that our aging infrastructure needs our assistance. it needs to be upgraded, it needs to be improved and replaced so that we're taking a proactive approach to sound infrastructure that grows jobs. instead we're allowing storms of the century to impact our communities and then have the reactive process that simply isn't the best way to do business. i could go on and on, but i only have five minutes here. immigration reform, updade daggete the voting rights act, tax reform, expanding background checks for gun owners or passing enda. there's more for us to tackle that translates into jobs, and the vast jorts of these policies -- majorities of these policies is passed in a bipartisan fashion
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Nov 11, 2013 9:00pm EST
in los angeles. >> yeah. to have to go through that yet again. yes, they had been close. >> how concerned was she about herself and her children after -- >> terribly concerned after that. he supposedly said if they're killing kennedy, my children could be next. financial and physical security became so important to her. hat was probably part of the attraction to mr. onassis. rfk's months after death, she married. >> what happened? of the as pulled off pedestal. people were outraged. many were outraged she would at all rather than be an eternal widow, but marry someone who was this much older, not an american, and who was under some suspicion by the united states government, some of the financial activities. >> do we know that it was a happy relationship? >> i think of something her sister said not too many years go about someone saying how could she have been attracted to such a man after being married kennedy. her sister said, by the way, who had also had a romance with him prior to her sisters. >> meaning onassis? >> yes, not her brother-in-law. quite said he was charismatic.
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Nov 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
close. >> they were. thank goodness she wasn't in los angeles. >> yeah. >> but to have to go through that yet again. yes, they had been close. >> how concerned was she about security for herself and her children after -- >> terribly concerned after that. she supposedly said if they're killing kennedies, my children could be next. financial and physical security became so important to her. that was probably part of the attraction to mr. onassis. >> four months after rfk's death, she married. >> what happened? >> she was pulled off of the pedestal. people were outraged. many were outraged she would marry anyone at all rather than be an eternal widow, but particularly to marry someone who was this much older, not an american, and who was under some suspicion by the united states government, some of the financial activities. one person says she has gone from prince charming to caliban. >> do we know that it was a happy relationship? >> i think of something her sister said not too many years ago about someone saying how could she have been attracted to such a man after being married to ja
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